Hapag Lloyd declares General Average on Yantian Express

29. January 2019

The declaration of General Average is the result of the fire on deck and the subsequent firefighting efforts on the vessel. As you probably know the fire is under control now and the vessel will be towed to Freeport, Bahamas. Of course it will take a lot of time to know the full degree of… Read more.

MAERSK HONAM fire update

28. January 2019

Watch out – Your claims under the bill of lading will become time-barred by March. On 9th of March 2018 Maersk declared General Average for m/v MAERSK HONAM for reason of a fire in her cargo hold. If you as cargo owner are affected by this incident, please make sure that you safeguard your recovery… Read more.

MSC ZOE enroute from Rotterdam to Bremerhaven

18. January 2019

As you will surely have heard and read of, disabled MSC ZOE is still berthed in Bremerhaven for discharge operations. Shipowners and Crew are well aware that the Dutch and German coast is an elaborate route to sail, more than ever with a large container vessel offering a huge exposure to wind and sea expected… Read more.

CCNI Arauco GA Assistance & Cargo Claims

16. September 2016

On 1 September 2016 M/V CCNI Arauco caught fire on board in the port of Hamburg, which could only be extinguished a few days later. Our team has been appointed by cargo interests for assistance in arranging general average securities and potential cargo claims. In case your cargo or the cargo of your insured or… Read more.

DTLB 2015 vs ADSp 2016

7. January 2016

In the German transport world as from 1 January 2016 two conflicting and possibly competing sets of terms and conditions are in place. We explain the differences between ADSp (General German Freight Forwarding Conditions) and DTLB (German Transport – and Warehousing Conditions).

GOKBEL – Tragic Ship Collision off the Italian Coast

Six seamen feared dead from the sinking of the GOKBEL The festive season proved to be a very black period in which i.a. two tragic accidents occurred in Italian waters. After the fire on board the Passenger Ferry NORMAN ATLANTIC 6 lives are feared lost after the collision of the 86 meter long Turkish ship… Read more.

ROPAX ferry MS NORMAN ATLANTIC on fire in the Adriatic Sea

29. December 2014

In the early morning hours of December 28, 2014, Italian flagged Roll-on/Roll-off passenger ferry NORMAN ATLANTIC, owned by Visemar di Navigazione Srl,  caught fire during her passage from Patras to Ancona with 411 passengers, 55 crew members, potentially a yet unknown number of blind passengers and 222 vehicles on board. At that time she was… Read more.